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Step Up Your Brewing Game With These Tips

Craft brewing is one of the best ways to appreciate the science and art of beer. It’s so well-loved that there are around 8,764 craft breweries in the USA alone. If you enjoy doing this craft, then we have a few tips you can follow to step up your game. In this article, you will find tips and new brewing techniques such as preparing the yeast a day before, boiling the brew in solar-powered kettles before adding hops, and barrel-aging.
Avoid Using Plastic
Although these are cheaper, the best ones are still glass vessels and funnels. …

How to Add Flavors to Beer

Nothing bets original beer flavour, but sometimes a little change can make beer drinking extra exciting. If you are bored with the same old beer taste, you can add flavours to the beer. There are several ways to add flavours to your homebrewed beer. You may add herbs, spices, or fruit flavourings, whichever you fancy. Or, if you are seeking a calming effect on beer, you can experiment with adding high-quality CBD oil.
You can try different methods of naturally adding flavours to a beer. Most beer manufacturers use either the flameout addition, dry-…

HOME-BREWING YOUR VAPE JUICE

HOME-BREWING YOUR VAPE JUICE: WHAT IS IT AND WHY IT IS BENEFICIAL

Vaping e-liquids has been famous all over the world for years now. Many have tried it and are still doing it until now. Due to its friendly and varying nature, depending on the juices one uses, it appeals to the youth and young adults in the market.
Vape juices are commonly associated when one is talking about vaping. Picking a certain vape juice is very important for a vape user. There are so many vape juices currently available in the market, with varying flavor categories and preferences. From Fruity to Tobacco, choosing a certain vape juice is becoming harder every …

Why We Brew

There are so many reasons why we brew. Aside from our love of beer, home brewing is an exhilarating hobby that helps improve our creativity and allows us to express ourselves.
Homebrewed beer is fresher than your average beer. Since the ingredients are fresher, and the beer has been handled manually, it is most likely better than other commercial beers.
Being a brewer is also a bragging right. We mean, how many of your friends can say that they have made their own brew of beer? It spices up any gathering and is a good topic for conversations.
More often than not, you can save value if you brew your beer rather than buy…

Learning to Homebrew Good Beer

With our experience in home brewing good beer, we also like to share our knowledge with all prospective brewers out there. We are also very accommodating to your suggestions and ideas regarding beer. Our compilation of beer brewing information has increased over the years.
There are also a lot of online books and PDFs that you can peruse at your convenience to learn home brewing. In getting started, first you need to acquire the equipment. There are different ingredient kits for different types of beer, so choose what kind of beer specifically you’re aiming to brew.
There are a lot of options to choose from, so select …

Reasons Why Craft Beer is Good

One of the main reasons why craft beer is good is because the ingredients are usually better. This is because the ingredients are better selected, fresher, and of higher quality most of the time. Other brewers may even be happy to show you their ingredients for when they brew.
By buying craft beer, you are also supporting the local business of the brewers. You encourage them to continue their craft and to be more consistent. After all, who doesn’t like good beer, right?
There are also more selections to craft beer. Brewing beer is an art, and every type of brew is slightly different than the others. With this, possibilities…

Bearded Iris Brewing Chasing Rainbows

For this brew’s grain bill, it requires 9 lb (4.1 kg) Bohemian Pilsner, 4.8 oz (136 g) dextrose, 1.5 lb (680 g) flaked wheat, 8 oz (227 g) Carapils, 1.5 lb (680 g) flaked wheat and 3.2 oz (91 g) C20.
The hops schedule is 5 ml Columbus Hop Extract then 2 oz (57 g) Mosaic for kettle off and 30 mins at hop stand. Use Wyeast 1968 London ESB for the yeast.
During fermentation, drop the dry hops and aim for the lowest oxygen level possible. Crash to 0 degrees Celsius once its terminal gravity has been reached. CO2 levels are recommended at 2.5 volumes. This drink is best consumed fresh….

The Light American Lager Beer

For your malt, you will need either BSG Amylo-300 or White Labs Ultra-Ferm, 2.75 lb (1.3 kg) flaked corn (or rice if you want), and 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) domestic Pilsner malt. The schedule for the hops is 1 hour for the 0.12 oz (3.4 g) Magnum [15% AA] and 0.12 oz (3.4 g) Magnum [15% AA] for 0 mins.
For the yeast, we recommend using White Labs WLP830, Wyeast 2124, or Wyeast 2007, Fermentis Saflager W-34/70. At the beginning of the mash, add 1 dose of either BSG Amylo-300 or White Labs Ultra-Ferm.
Follow the hops schedule, and after the boil, the wort must be chilled at 48°F. You can use the traditional fermenting method or the …

All Grain Recipe: How to Brew Pale Ale

For this type of brew, you will need 8.5 pounds of 2-row base malt, 1.5 pounds of crystal malt, 0.5 pounds of carapils, 1 tsp. Irish Moss or another fining agent (15 minutes), 0.65 ounces of Centennial hops (11%AA) for 1 hour, 0.5 ounces of Centennial hops (11%AA) for 15 minutes, and 0.5 ounces Centennial hops (11%AA).
For the yeast, you should go for either Fermentis SafAle US-05, Wyeast 1056, or White Labs WLP001. Once you have all the ingredients, the brewing process may then commence. After the brew, bottle or keg at least 2.5 volumes of carbon dioxide. Drink and enjoy.
The Vanilla Porter
To make a vanilla porter…

Brewing Sour Beer

For most homebrewers, sour beer is close to a failed brew, and that is why it is a scary risk. The idea behind a sour beer is that you introduce outside bacteria and wild yeast into your brewing mixture. Because of this, you have to change your whole equipment or face the risk of having all your pale ale become a hopped up lambic.
With wild yeast, patience is crucial. You will need time. Lots of time. You will have to pitch a lambic blend of pedio, brett, and Lacto. These ingredients take time to mature and finish their flavors. You will also need US-05, but only to ensure that your primary fermenter is preserved from contamination…